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Benue anti-grazing law a must – Church

Barely 48 hours to the commencement of the implementation of the Anti-Open Grazing law in Benue State, a religious group, the Nongo U Kristu U I Ser U Sha Tar (NKST) also known as the Reformed Christian Church, has insisted that the law must take effect from November 1.

Governor Ambode congratulates new UNILAG vice-chancellor Oluwatoyin Ogundipe

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, on Monday congratulated Professor Oluwatoyin Ogundipe on his appointment as the new Vice Chancellor of the University of Lagos (UNILAG).

Anambra best in SDGs projects in Nigeria – Governor Obiano’s aide

Mr Geoffrey Uba, the Senior Special Assistant (SSA) to the governor of Anambra on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), says Anambra is one of the best in the implementation of sustainable development goals projects in Nigeria.

Federal University Birnin-Kebbi appoints Bello Shehu as new vice chancellor

The Governing Council of the Federal University Birnin-Kebbi (FUBK) has approved the appointment of Prof. Bello Bala Shehu as the new Vice Chancellor of the University, for a single term of five years.

No ex-minister has been scrutinised like me – Bala Mohammed

Bala Mohammed, a minister of the federal capital territory (FCT) under ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, says none of his former colleagues has been subjected to scrutiny like him.

Bauchi govt to disburse N46m to health facilities

The Bauchi State Government has approved the disbursement of N46 million to 16 health centres in Dass Local Government Areas (LGAs) under the Nigerian states health Investment Project, (NSHIP).

Two female suicide bombers killed in Maiduguri

Two female suicide bombers, trying to infiltrate Maiduguri, the troubled capital of Borno State have been killed, the police said on Monday.

NUJ wants Army captain disciplined for allegedly assaulting journalist

The Nigerian Union of Journalists, NUJ, FCT Council, has condemned the recent reported assault on a photojournalist with Daily Trust newspapers, Ikechukwu Ibe, by an Army captain.

Group tasks Nigerian leaders on selfless service

An International Leadership and Personal Development group of coaches and trainers, The John Maxwell Team, wants those in leadership positions in Nigeria to render selfless services to the masses.

NAICOM workers begin warning strike over unpaid salaries

Staff members of National Insurance Commission (NAICOM) are currently protesting in Abuja to mark the commencement a three-day warning strike today.

UK VISA for Nigerians to be processed within 24 hours

The United Kingdom has launched super priority visa service in Nigeria to allow customers to process their applications within 24 hours.

President Buhari not fit to run in 2019 – Group

Members of the Southern Mandate of Nigeria has said that President Muhammadu Buhari is not fit to run for the 2019 elections as Nigerians no longer trust him to deliver his promises.

Reports on alleged forfeiture of 14 properties media trial – Bala Mohammed

“To start with, how many times will the former minister forfeit exactly the same properties? It is a well known fact that between his arraignment which was widely reported and today, the matter is yet to run its full course.”

Suicide bomber attacks mosque in Maiduguri, kills five worshippers

At least five people were killed on Monday when a suicide bomber blew himself up inside a mosque in northeastern Nigeria, a militia member assisting the military against Boko Haram jihadists said.

Foundation trains 500 women, youths in Benue

A Benue-based nongovernmental organisation, Nwaudo Foundation, has trained 500 women and youths in different skills and provided them with start up kits to set up their own business.

NUJ kicks as ‎army captain brutalizes journalist

The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), FCT Council, has condemned the assault on a photo journalist with Daily Trust newspapers, Mr. Ikechukwu Ibe, by an Army Captain.

INTERPOL yet to received fresh request for Abdulrasheed Maina’s arrest

The Federal Government has yet to send fresh request to the International Police to assist it in tracking and arresting the fleeing ex-Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on Pension Reforms, Abdulrasheed Maina, The Punch reports.

Ondo govt okays tuition for secondary school pupils

The Ondo State Government says it will no longer pay school fees of secondary school pupils in the state, saying that parents should henceforth take up the responsibilities of the schoolchildren.

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UNICEF to improve literacy level of Nigerian children through advocacy

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), on Friday said it would help improve literacy level among Nigerian children in rural areas through sensitisation and advocacy.
The National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) says it arrested 178 illicit drugs offenders in Sokoto State, out of which 29 persons were convicted in 2018.

NDLEA restates commitment to rid Kogi of illicit drugs

Mr Alfred Adewumi, the new National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) Commander in Kogi, says the agency will collaborate with sister security agencies and the state government to rid the state of illicit drugs.

NAF offers free medical services to 3, 000 persons in Sokoto

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF), has began free medical outreach for Mabera Community in Sokoto Metropolis, targeting 3, 000 persons in the two-day exercise.
The Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) is enmeshed in another $150,000 scandal as grant received from World Athletic to assist the Federation in the hosting of the 21st African Championships in Athletics held in Asaba in August 2018,

Olamide George: Prince Beyioku remains AFN secretary general, backed by constitution

Acting president of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN), Honourable Olamide George has affirmed Prince Adisa Adeniyi Beyioku as the authentic and substantive Secretary General of the federation.